LEROY, Ind. (STMW) — A Crown Point teen was killed when he went airborne on his dirt bike and landed on a fence post on Saturday night in Leroy.
Matthew Soper, 16, was transported to Franciscan St. Anthony Health in Crown Point, where he died from severe internal injuries.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Trial: Defense Suggests Abel Osundairo, Who Said He Was Paid To Help Stage Attack, Had Secret Romantic Relationship With Smollett
Indiana Conservation officers said the incident occurred around 6:45 p.m. when Soper and three friends were riding at a property they were unfamiliar with.READ MORE: Suburban Family Still In Shock After They Hired Home Improvement Contractor Via HomeAdvisor, Only For The Contractor To Smash Up Their Property
Lake County Sheriff Department, Crown Point Police Department, and Lake of the Four Seasons Fire & EMS assisted the Indiana Department of Natural Resources at the scene.MORE NEWS: Illinois Reports Most New COVID-19 Cases In More Than A Year, As Testing Hits All-Time High
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